One of Robert Redford's longtime pet projects may finally be getting off the ground.
The Los Angeles Times reported last week that filmmaker Richard Linklater (whose "Before Sunset" premiered at Sundance this year) is set to direct "A Walk in the Woods," an adaptation of Bill Bryson's 1998 travel book to which Redford's production company holds the rights,
Redford would produce the film, and co-star with Nick Nolte. They would play two friends who try to walk the Appalachian Trail (and this is not employing a Mark Sanford-esque euphemism). Along the way, the two old friends talk about their lives and the state of the world.